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How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

AllCast for Android pushes media to Apple TV and Roku, available for willing beta testers (video)

If you've been eager to send cloud or locally-stored media to your TV, another option could be on the way. Currently in beta, AllCast is an Android app that streams content from places like Google Drive, Dropbox or your mobile device's storage to an Apple TV, Roku, Xbox console, Samsung Smart TV …

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE - Movie Review

Hands-on with KitKat on the Moto X: More of the same, less blue

Making the best overall Android phone a little more special.<p>Nineteen days. That’s how long it took Motorola to update its flagship Android handset, …

Create a DIY Optical Fiber Attachment to Guide and Shape Your Flash’s Light

Photographer Váncsa Domokos created a neat do-it-yourself camera accessory that uses optical fibers to control the direction and intensity of a flash …

The Top 12 Keys to Creativity For Photographers

<i>Manipulation is the brother of creativity.</i> – Michael Michalko<p>Standing out among the ever-increasing number of photographers is becoming increasingly …

How to Photograph Waterfalls (With 9 Amazing Examples)

Waterfalls are a hugely popular subject among photographers and one that can produce some spectacular results. If the popularity of waterfall …

Tom Wik

Tom Wik, a Minneapolis photographer, has spent much of his photographic career recording his native city’s neighborhoods. As an outgrowth of that …

How to Increase Sharpness in Long Exposure Photography

The art of long exposure photography is a stunning way to capture your environment in a surreal way. It’s one of the only photographic styles that …

Landscape Photography

28 Long Exposure Pictures with Sparklers

To put a sense of magic into a picture, all you need is a sparkler and a bit of long exposure photography experience. If arranged just right, the …

A Quick Refresher Course on Composition

We all get the gist of composition. Think of how many times you’ve heard about the rule of thirds or the golden spiral. If you’re just starting to …

An Introduction to Golden Spiral Composition Method

The Golden Spiral Nautilus spiral and Ediely<p>Recently Chris Gampat wrote a great introduction to The Rule of Thirds, one of the most popular …

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

Shoot Hazy and Ethereal Photos Using a Sandwich Bag and Colored Markers

Photographer Jesse David McGrady has a super simple trick for adding a hazy, ethereal effect to your photographs: wrap a plastic sandwich bag around …

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …

Creating The Photograph

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …

Photographer Snaps a Horizon Rainbow Alongside the Eiffel Tower

Photographer Bertrand Kulik was standing at his window in Paris last week when he noticed something peculiar about the horizon. Although his view is …

Photographs of the Poor Filipino Children of “Smokey Mountain” in Manila

My name is Chris Rusanowsky, I am a 22-year-old freelance photographer based out of Los Angeles, California. In February of 2012 I took a trip to …

What Your Choice of Instagram Filter Says About Your Personality

100 million users are uploading 40 million photographs on a daily basis to Instagram. Of these images, 43% of them dont have any retro filters …

Exposure Bracketing: What Every Good Photographer Should Know

There aren’t many sure things in life. No matter how diligently we plan, regardless of how much effort we put forth, there are simply going to be …

Landscape Photography

Water / Woods – Black and White Photography by Nicholas Bell

Nicholas Bell is a fine art photographer from Knoxville, Tennessee, who specializes in monochromatic photography. The majority of his images are of …

Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some …

Portraits for Magazines – Editorial Photography by Gregor Servais

Gregor Servais is a professional Dutch photographer living in The Hague. He specializes in travel and portrait photography and has been keeping up …

Review: Olympus 75mm f1.8 Lens

2012 has been quite a year for Olympus, beginning with the release of their incredibly exciting and postively reviewed OM-D E-M5 micro four thirds …

How To Get The Most From Your Lenses

These days, camera lenses are available in every shape and size and to fit every budget. From the most basic kit zooms to exotic professional primes, …

A Year of Forest Life Captured with Timelapse Photography

While living on the outskirts of Bloomington, Indiana, filmmaker and photographer Samuel Orr started collecting short bits of timelapse footage of …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …